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New study reveals high hunger rate for children – Martinez News-Gazette

Friday, September 2, 2011

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New study reveals high hunger rate for children Martinez News-Gazette “Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity” provides the following Contra Costa County data in an interactive map format that shows the percentage of the Contra Costa County population who is food insecure; the percentage of Contra Costa County children ... and more

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Dead Birds Found To Be Infected With West Nile – Patch.com

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Dead Birds Found To Be Infected With West Nile Patch.com Getty by Bay City News More dead birds found in Contra Costa County have tested positive for West Nile virus, which shows that the virus is present and being transmitted, according to the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Contra Costa Times June 24 Letters from our readers – Contra Costa Times

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Contra Costa Times June 24 Letters from our readers Contra Costa Times Cost control combined with quality comprehensive health care for all are factors relevant to the recent endorsements of SB810 by such local elected bodies as our Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, the Alameda- Contra Costa Transit District, ...

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Body Found At Two-Alarm Fire In Crockett – KTVU San Francisco

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Body Found At Two-Alarm Fire In Crockett KTVU San Francisco Authorities in Contra Costa County were trying to determine whether a body found in the midst of a grass fire in Crockett Thursday afternoon should be investigated as an accident or a homicide. Full Story ›› CROCKETT, Calif. -- Authorities in Contra ..

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Firefighters working grass fire in Contra Costa Co. – abc7news.com

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Firefighters working grass fire in Contra Costa Co. abc7news.com Firefighters are working to put out a two-alarm grass fire in Crockett this afternoon, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher said. The fire was reported at 12:46 pm along the railroad tracks near Winslow Street in unincorporated ..

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Malfunction causes flare-up at Chevron refinery in Richmond – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Malfunction causes flare-up at Chevron refinery in Richmond San Jose Mercury News The three plumes of fire burned for less than five minutes, according to the Contra Costa Health Services Hazardous Materials Program. Oakland's Communities for a Better Environment sent several members to the North Richmond area Thursday to see if ..

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WESCO and Suntech Help California School System Save Money – PR Newswire (press release)

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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WESCO and Suntech Help California School System Save Money PR Newswire (press release) The CCCOE plays a leadership role in the delivery of quality education to more than 166000 K-12 students in Contra Costa County . "These installations will not only reduce our electricity bills, but will serve as a strong example for the local community ... and more

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San Ramon Student a National History Day Finalist – Patch.com

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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San Ramon Student a National History Day Finalist Patch.com Windemere Ranch Middle School student Julienne Sauer was one of the finalists representing Contra Costa County at last week's National History Day Finals, held at the University of Maryland. Sauer was a National Finalist in the Junior (middle school) ...

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Census statistics show quarter of California same-sex couples raising kids – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Census statistics show quarter of California same-sex couples raising kids San Jose Mercury News Their choice of central Contra Costa County made them pioneers, the first two-mom family in their leafy Walnut Creek neighborhood. "This is Tracie's suburban dream," Dumesnil said inside their ranch house Tuesday, as the couple's 6-year-old son, ..

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Longtime Antioch library volunteer loved community – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Longtime Antioch library volunteer loved community San Jose Mercury News Fontana, Antioch's Citizen of the Year in 1998 and Contra Costa County Volunteer of the Year in the mid-1990s, was 91.

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